Brandon building fire is ‘suspicious’

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A FIRE investigation is under way following a ‘suspicious’ fire in Brandon.

Four crews were called to the fire in Elizabeth Road at 11.10am today. The fire initially involved rubbish in a garden but soon spread to a fence and then to a building.

Fire engines from Brandon, Thetford, Mildenhall and Ixworth attended along with a command support vehicle from Ixworth.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to tackle the fire. It was extinguished at 1.13pm.

All services to the house have been disconnected by crews.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service are now investigating the blaze which is being treated as ‘suspicious’.